Tractor fire close to Jet Ski World believed to be arson

KFRS believes the fire was deliberate Photo via Dane Valley Councillors

A tractor destroyed in a blaze near to Jet Ski World in Palm Bay is thought to have been set alight deliberately.

Kent Fire and rescue was called at 1.02am today (September 14) to a report of the vehicle ablaze at Hodges Gap.

A KFRS spokesperson said: “One fire engine attended and crews used a hose reel jet to extinguish the fire, which completely destroyed the tractor. There were no reported injuries and the fire is believed to have been started deliberately.”

A Kent Police spokesman said: “Kent Police was called at 1.31am to a report of a tractor fire at a business in Fort Mount, Cliftonville.

“There were no reported injuries and officers are carrying out enquiries to establish how the fire was caused.”